One $29,804, and nine $30,000 awards funded:

  • (from 34 applications submitted)
    • Juan Leon, PhD, MPH (SPH, Global Health), The role of infant nutritional status on rotavirus immunity after vaccination
    • Russell Kempker, MD (Medicine, Infectious Diseases), Intracavitary drug levels and drug resistance in tuberculosis
    • Renhao Li, PhD (Medicine, Pediatrics), Improving platelet storage by specific inhibition of GPIb-alpha shedding
    • Robert Brown, MD (Medicine, Pediatrics), Effect of Acute Transfusions on Cerebral Oxygenation in Sickle Cell Disease
    • Jeanne Kowalski, PhD (SPH, Biostatistics & Bioinformatics), Defining the Transcriptome of Primary Resistant Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Colleen Kraft, MD (Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory), Characterization of the microbial genomics of fecal bacteriotherapy
    • Judith Fridovich-Keil, PhD (Medicine, Human Genetics), Role of oxidative stress in the pathophysiology of classic galactosemia
    • Anne Spaulding, MD, MPH (SPH, Epidemiology), Tuberculosis: Behind Bars and Beyond
    • Carlos Moreno, PhD (Medicine, Pathology & Laboratory), RNAseq analysis of Formalin-fixed Prostate Biopsies
    • Andrew Miller, MD (Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences), T-cell mechanisms of inflammation in depression

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